Tommy Glaviano

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Tommy Glaviano
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Third baseman
Born: (1923-10-26)October 26, 1923
Sacramento, California
Died: January 19, 2004(2004-01-19) (aged 80)
Sacramento, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 19, 1949, for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
September 26, 1953, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
Batting average .257
Home runs 24
Runs batted in 108

Thomas Giatano Glaviano (October 26, 1923 – January 19, 2004) was an American professional baseball player. Primarily a third baseman, he played 389 Major League games for the St. Louis Cardinals and Philadelphia Phillies from 1949 through 1953. The native of Sacramento, California, threw and batted right-handed, stood 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m) tall and weighed 175 pounds (79 kg). He served in the United States Coast Guard during World War II.

In his finest season, 1950, Glaviano batted .285 with 92 runs scored, 117 hits, 11 home runs and 29 doubles as the Cardinals' starting third baseman. All told, he collected 259 hits during his five-season MLB career.

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